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Wallace, Miriam L
Revolutionary subjects in the English "Jacobin" novel, 1790-1805 / Miriam L. Wallace
Cranbury, NJ : Bucknell University Press, c2009
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 4th Floor  PR858.P6 W35 2009    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Political fiction, English -- History and criticism
English fiction -- 18th century -- History and criticism
Human rights in literature
Revolutionaries in literature
English fiction -- French influences
Politics and literature -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century
English fiction -- 19th century -- History and criticism
Jacobins in literature
Physical Description 314 p. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 294-306) and index
Contents Duplicitous subjects and the tyranny of ideology: Godwin's Things as they are; or Caleb Williams (1794) and Fenwick's Secresy (1795) -- Constructing revolutionary subjects: Wollstonecraft's rational citizen and Hays's "female philosopher" -- Revolutionary masculinities in Anna St. Ives (1792) and Hermsprong (1796) -- Female suffering and witnessing subjects in Hays's The victim of prejudice (1799) -- Subjects of property and The memoirs of Bryan Perdue (1805) -- Anti-Jacobin re-visions and relational subjects in Edmund Oliver (1798) and Adeline Mowbray (1805) -- Anti-Jacobin parody and the reformist continuum: Memoirs of modern philosophers (1805) -- Conclusion: revolutionary subjectivities and rights discourse
Series Bucknell studies in eighteenth-century literature and culture

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